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Eleanor Norton's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Eleanor Holmes Norton
Office: U.S. House (DC) - Delegate, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/1990
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - Delegate
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary April 1, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Divorced; 2 Children: John, Katherine
Birth Date: 06/13/1937
Birth Place: Washington, DC
Home City: Washington, DC
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
Oct. 23, 2013 Norton Hails Appointment of D.C. Resident Lorraine Miller as Interim NAACP President
Aug. 27, 2013 Norton Calls March on Washington a Worthy Encore to 1963 March, but Says Tangible Results Harder to Achieve Today
Aug. 27, 2013 Norton Calls March on Washington a Worthy Encore to 1963 March, but Says Tangible Results Harder to Achieve Today
Aug. 27, 2013 NPCA - A Legacy Marches On: Making History in the National Parks
Aug. 24, 2013 Norton to Speak at Rally Tomorrow to Ensure Recognition of D.C. Statehood at 2013 March on Washington
Aug. 19, 2013 Norton, a Staff Member of the 1963 March on Washington, to Make Appearances for the 50th Anniversary of the March
Aug. 6, 2013 Norton to Speak at D.C. Bill Signings in Memory of Murdered Transgender D.C. Resident
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 24, 2013 Norton Statement at Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys Inaugural Event
July 18, 2013 Norton and Davis Announce First Black Men and Boys Congressional Caucus Event
July 15, 2013 Norton Focuses on a Federal Civil Rights Remedy and a Lasting Legacy for Trayvon Martin
June 25, 2013 Norton Says Voting Rights Act Formula the Supreme Court Nullified Today Worked, but Accepts the Challenge to Revise it
June 6, 2013 Upholding the Trust of the American People
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
April 18, 2012 Introduction of the Racial Profiling Prevention Act
April 17, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of U.S. Department of Justice
April 10, 2012 Commission on Black Men and Boys Trayvon Martin Roundtable Tonight Seeks Solutions for D.C.
April 6, 2012 Commission's Trayvon Martin Roundtable to Lead Thoughtful Discussion on Eliminating Racial Branding of Black Men Tuesday
Nov. 9, 2011 Letter to Lamar Smith, John Conyers, Daniel E. Lungren and Robert A. Brady
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Secretaries of State
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
Oct. 26, 2011 Norton Says D.C. Residents Will Rally for Their Rights on Saturday As a Living Memorial to Dr. King's Unfulfilled Dream for Full Equality Here
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security and Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
Aug. 10, 2011 Norton Says the King Memorial Dedication Calls D.C. to Finish King's Unfinished Freedom Work Here
May 12, 2011 Norton Says Eight D.C. Residents Arrested Wednesday in Support of Budget Autonomy Show Sustainability in D.C. Rights Movement
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism
Jan. 26, 2011 Norton Introduces Bill to Give D.C. Legislative Autonomy
Jan. 19, 2011 Norton's Statement on Senator Lieberman's Retirement
Jan. 13, 2011 Norton Eschews Nostalgia in Tour of Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Site with Secretary Salazar and Mayor Gray on Thursday
Jan. 12, 2011 Norton's First Three Bills Challenge Congress to Give D.C. Full Citizenship Rights
Jan. 12, 2011 Introduction of the New Columbia Admission Act, The District of Columbia Equal Representation Act and the District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act
Jan. 5, 2011 Norton's Motion to Keep Committee of the Whole Vote Became First Recorded Vote of New Congress
Dec. 30, 2010 Norton Asks Obama to Mention Citizenship Rights for D.C. in Upcoming State of the Union Address
Dec. 22, 2010 Norton Still Striving to Retain D.C.'s Committee of the Whole Vote in the 112th Congress
Oct. 29, 2010 Norton's Revenge on Colbert Gets the City's Attention as the Congresswoman Prepares to Attend Rally on Saturday
June 9, 2010 Norton Meeting to Hear From Key Speakers and ANC Commissioners on Most Important Issues of the Year to D.C. Residents
Feb. 9, 2010 Letter To The Honorable President Obama, Majority Leader Reid, Speaker Pelosi, Chairman Schumer, And Chairwoman Lofgren
Jan. 17, 2010 CNN "State Of The Union With John King" - Transcript
Nov. 3, 2009 Norton Introduces Bill For An Elected D.C. District Attorney In Her Continued Quest For Full Citizenship Rights For D.C. Residents
June 22, 2009 Norton Announces Federal Investigation of Shooting in Trinidad Community
June 22, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President Of The United States
April 6, 2009 Norton on Why the Ensign Amendment is Unacceptable to Her and Members Who Know Its Content
April 1, 2009 Norton Says Holder Went "Above and Beyond" in Deciding that the D.C. House Voting Rights Act is Constitutional
March 27, 2009 Norton Optimistic on Early Passage of D.C. House Voting Rights Act
March 12, 2009 The Progressive Caucus: D.C. Voting Rights
Feb. 24, 2009 Press Conference with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Senator Joseph Lieberman (ID-CT), Mayor Adrian Fenty (D-DC), And Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)
Feb. 24, 2009 Statement of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton on the Critical Cloture for the District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act
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